Sometimes it’s difficult to know if one is being told the truth, which makes it difficult to trust––in the end instinct, patience and communication come to the fore.
Themes: adults behaving badly, navigating dark truths, sci-fi, courage, family dynamics, trust
Length: 89 minutes
Advisory: A parent becomes physically violent with a teenager, Suggestions of sexual misconduct, Suggestions of violence toward women and children, Mature themes
Recommended for grades 8-12
Note that all films feature non-English dialogue with English subtitles.
Driven to be the best player in the league, Dominique focuses on not only winning, but meeting her father's intense training expectations. When she secures a coveted trophy, whose win is it really?
In the streets of Finland, a couple discuss the trials and tribulations of their relationship while moving a bed and its frame across the city. Over the course of this unorthodox journey, they learn quite a lot about one another.
Thirteen year old, Parsa, is hiding something from his parents. As the lies spin and the truth emerges, it seems that the truth may not be the truth at all and everyone is hiding something.
Who can be trusted during a worldwide pandemic? Two young sisters forced into isolation, are suspicious when a man appears offering help.
Unbeknownst to Eloise, the man she asks for a ride into town in a relative stranger. On the other hand, he knows something she doesn't and over the course of the car ride they learn some dark truths about each other.
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